[digiKam-users] dk6b3 searches

leoutation at gmx.fr leoutation at gmx.fr
Tue Nov 6 22:19:10 GMT 2018

On 11/6/18 9:33 PM, digikam at 911networks.com wrote:
> I don't know if searching by date would be faster, I never
> use the sort by date because of my naming conventions:
> text-yyyymmdd-counter_from_camera.ext, so it's already sorted by name &
> date.
> To me, it looks like the slowdown/speed is due to the thumbnail
> previews. The files are there but then DK takes a while to display them.
> I have 50000 images (no video), is it worthwhile to convert to
> mysql/mariadb? How much faster would it be?

Thumbnails creation speed depends on hardisk performances. I use Mariadb 
external server (on localhost) because it's faster than sqlite.
You have to know that migrating from sqlite to mariadb will take a long 
time, many, many hours. It depends on your hardware.

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